• Does anybody know if you can print out a PDF (Postscript) to a line printer?

    We are trying to print a PDF file to a line printer (IBM 6400) and need to know if this is even possible as I lose all formating. Thanks

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  • IBM FC #4319 disk drives

    I have 25 4319 10k 35gb disk drives in a closet my management would like to have added to the existing iSeries. My question is if I replace FC#4318 10k 17gb drives with FX#4319 10k 35gb drives will performance degrade? How or where can I find the seek times, MTBF numbers etc to compare performance?

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  • Mail Merge on AS/400 – Replacment for Text Mgmt or AS/400 Office

    We have an old system that uses a third-party replacement product for text management or AS/400 office to produce customer letters. We have all kinds of different letters stored and maintained as documents in folders and RPG programs that produce extract files and use supplied commands in our CL's...

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  • String Scramble

    I need to take a 10 character alphanumeric string input by the user and redisplay that string with the letters scrambled and at a loss how to go about it. It has been awhile since I have programmed in RPG. Is there a RANDOM function in RPGIV like in windows programming?

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  • iSeries and PHP

    I am on a i520 running V5R3, I am thinking of using PHP to build some SQL query built web pages. I use PHP at home on Linux with MySQL so I think I have just enough knowledge to be dangerous. I was reading the RedBooks paper ?Bringing PHP to Your IBM eserver iSeries Server?. It appears to be...

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  • Looking for career advice from the pros

    "PeteP" wrote in with this question recently: "I'm a senior in high school and looking to get an iSeries education. I thought, where better to get good advice than the current iSeries pros? My father was an iSeries programmer before he died. I?d appreciate a few minutes of your time." "Did you go...

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  • HP LaserJet 1022n printing

    why do i get a DLYW when trying to us the 1022n as a remote system printer. This printer replaced a HP5000 due equipment failure. I requested a HP4250 but got the 1022n instead.

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  • Changing logical pfile via program

    I need to change the pfile in the source of a logical file member so I can then compile it on the fly via a clp. How do I accomplish this?

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  • Retrieve file from customer’s server to our AS400 via FTP

    We have a customer that is placing a file on their FTP server for daily pickup. This file will have a varying name from day to day as the filename contains the date to make it unique. There is the potential that a day could be missed and we would need to retrieve multiple files during the same...

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  • how to get the location of the User Options (updated usinf PF18 from PDM)

    How can I access the Defaults information from Rexx / CL ? PF18 from PDM. I am looking for the values of Option file/lib/member. thanks Change Defaults Type choices, press Enter. Object library . . . . . . . *SRCLIB Name, *CURLIB, *SRCLIB Replace object . . . . . . . N Y=Yes, N=No Compile in batch...

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  • Need help restoring SAVSYS to disaster test machine

    Balan is having a problem when trying to restore the SAVSYS from his current production machine (9406-820) at V5R2 to the Disaster Test machine (9406-s30). After he installed the LIC and initialiazed the system, it halted at B6005121. Do you have any ideas on how he can solve this problem? --...

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  • Clearing Outq on AS400

    Can the AS400 (iseries) clear outq of "SAV" status spooled file automatically without user interventions. Our AS400 is doing this and we don't know why or we cannot find the person that is doing it.

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  • Generated code differences in COBOL

    Why would cause a difference in generated code for IF FIELDA > 0 GO TO A-EXIT.? FIELDA is defined as PIC 9(8). if compiled in Endevor the generated code is L 5,412(0,9) MVC 720(8,13),4012(5) OI 727(13),X'F0' CLC 720(8,13),21(12) BC 13,3812(0,11) and it compares to 'F0F0F0F0F0F0F0F0' compiled...

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  • list of applications and utilities

    How do I get a complete list of all applications and utilities running on an AS400?

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  • Are you a faithful green-screen user?

    Are you a faithful green-screen user that refuses to upgrade your systems? If so, what are your top three reasons for staying put? -- Debra Tart, associate editor, Search400.com

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  • Detail FNTCHRSET lost with variable line in POSITION

    We have varying fonts used on a form. When we specify the POSITION exactly, the FNTCHRSET is used for printing as requested. However, if we use a variable for the line in POSITION, the FNTCHRSET seems to be ignored. Example which prints fine using Helvetica Italic Bold: ------------ A R PRTLIN A...

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  • iSeries wish list for 2006

    If could receive anything you wanted regarding the iSeries in 2006, what would top your iSeries wish list? Let us know and we'll compile the wish list and share it with you. Deb Tart Associate editor, Search400.com

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  • Wow! I can’t believe you did that! — iSeries blunders

    To err is human -- even if you're working on the iSeries. What is the worst blunder you've, or one of your co-workers, has done on the iSeries? Share your biggest goof-up! Here's what one Search400 member wrote: "Early in my career, I was working as a systems administrator/programmer for a company...

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  • Export data from database to a text file

    Vijay wrote in with this question recently: "I want to export data from database to a text file. Can someone please advice me? I?m using DB2, J2EE and WebSphere." -- Debra Tart, associate editor, Search400.com

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    UPDATE YOUR AREAS OF EXPERIENCE The following categories have been added to the AS400 ? iSeries section. Application development Systems management PC/Windows connectivity groupware & e-mail Career Opportunities for iSeries These categories were added last week: Backup & recovery Security Printing...

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